The story of an orphan, being adopted on approval, who decides he wants to do a little "approving" also, is delightful. Fathers as well as their sons will enjoy this very Tom Sawyerish tale and it is excellent read-aloud material for family use. Warm human relations and a very realistic picture of boy life in a small Pennsylvania town add to the appeal of the book Topics: Gangs, Orphans
CONTENTS A Personal Note ix 1. On Our Way 3 2. Summons to Buna 17 3. The Bitter Days at Buna 83 4. Sanananda 50 5. Australia and the Amphibs 63 6. My Ward Mrs. Roosevelt 78 7. Fight for the Huon Peninsula 89 8. Up the Ladder to Hollandia 100 9. We Build the Airfields 113 10. Operation Ferdinand 123 11. Biak: Battle of the Caves 135 12. The New Eighth Army 155 13. Leyte Campaign 165 14. The Dash for Manila 181 15. Fifty-two D-Days 200 16. Mindanao 216 17. Grand Tour 232 18. The Mountains of... Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental Histories --...
A red and white striped horse becomes a versatile circus performer when he is sent by a detective firm to investigate a series of robberies at a circus Topics: Mystery and detective stories, Fantasy, Circus
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California sisters, eight and nine years old, enjoy a year that includes a trip to the coast in their father's Peerless, a visit to a crochety great uncle, and a ride behind a runaway horse Topic: Family life